It is as impossible for a man to be cheated by any one but himself, as for a thing to be and not to be at the same time.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because...
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
Reality is a sliding door.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Never read any book that is not a year old
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
The experience of each new age requires a new confession, and the world seems always...
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
Obedience alone gives the right to command
Men are respectable only as they respect
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the...
When the world says, Give up, hope whispers, Try it one more time